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Facial diplegia and vestibular neuritis secondary to HIV seroconversion syndrome

15-jul-2009 | Revista: Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences

Gállego Pérez-Larraya J, Riverol M.
Department of Neurology, Clínica Universitaria de Navarra, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain


Peripheral nerve involvement is a frequent complication of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection1. Among cranial nerves, the seventh is the most commonly affected2. However, facial diplegia is a rare clinical entity in the HIV infected population.

We recently observed a case that is of particular interest, since the patient developed facial diplegia and unilateral vestibular neuritis revealing HIV infection.

CITA DEL ARTÍCULO  Can J Neurol Sci. 2009 Jul;36(4):527-8